ANNA ABHISHEKAM 2022
Tuesday 8th November 2022 – 05.30 PM
“Kailaasarana Shiva Chandramouli
Phaneendra Maathaa Mukutee Zalaalee
Kaarunya Sindhu Bhava Dukha Haaree
Thujaveena Shambho Maja Kona Taaree”
Oh, Lord Shiva, who is seated on Mount Kailas, whose forehead is decorated with the moon and the king of serpents as a crown, who is the Ocean of Mercy and the remover of delusion, You alone can protect me. I surrender to thee.
Anna Abhishekam, is the process of bathing the deity.of Lord Shiva in the form of Shiva Lingam, with cooked rice. This divine ritual is performed on the Pournami (Full Moon) day in the Tamil month of “Aippasi” (mid-Oct to mid-Nov).
According to sacred texts, rice is a symbol of life, richness, and prosperity. It is believed that one’s mind is a resemblance of the food consumed. To signify the important and divine role of rice in one’s life, Anna Abhishekam is performed annually. At the end of the ritual, the rice is distributed as Prasad (offering) to devotees, not letting a single grain go waste.
The ritual is being performed at SVT on Tuesday 8th November.
05.30 PM – Lalitha Sahasranama Archana for Goddess Sri Tripurasundari.
Anna Abhishekam for Lord Sri Chandramouliswarar
Lalitha Sahasranama Archana – $75/-
Anna (Rice) Abhishekam – $101/-
Archana – $20/-
Lord Chandramouliswarar – $110/-
Goddess Sri Tripuasundari – $82.50
All devotees are requested to participate and seek the blessings of the Lord Sri Chandramouliswarar and Sri Tripurasundari.
Om Namah Shivayah!!! Om Namah Shivayah!!! Om Namah Shivayah!!! Om Namah Shivayah!!!